Category: Orthotropics

Could Orthotropics Help Your Child?

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The development of a young smile is crucial in their growth, and misalignment is a common concern in pediatric dentistry offices across the globe. One method of prevention and improvement is known as orthotropics, and this practice utilizes oral posture techniques to improve patient outcomes in young smiles. If you are the parent of a… Read more »

What Is Orthotropic Therapy?

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As humans have evolved, our mouths have grown smaller, as we are more accustomed to softer, cooked foods. While that certainly has had its evolutionary benefits, it also can lead to problems with the growth of the jaw. Orthotropics is the use of expansion of the dental arch in order to allow for proper healthy… Read more »

The Esthetic Benefits Of Adult Orthotropics

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We recently discussed how an oral appliance could correct orthotropic issues in childhood. But if you’re an adult who has issues with restricted airways at night or negative changes to your facial structure, we could also offer orthotropic treatment. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist discusses the esthetic benefits possible with our Homeoblock™ oral… Read more »

We Have Adult Orthotropic Care

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We recently talked about helping kids with breathing issues and poor rest by using orthotropic appliances. However, we also offer this care for adults too! In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist is talking about how we use the Homeoblock™ oral appliance to address the issues with your smile that negatively impacts how well you… Read more »

Children’s Orthotropic Care With Biobloc

In our last blog, we explained how orthodontic treatment could help adults breathe easier and enjoy improved facial esthetics. However, we also have the same treatment options to help children, guiding the growth of their jaw and facial structures to improve oral health. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist will look at children’s orthotropic… Read more »

Adult Orthotropic Care With Homeoblock™

As we grow, sometimes issues with the development of our jaw and oral structures could impact how well we breathe at night, our facial structure, and lead to the onset of issues like sleep apnea, TMD, or even bruxism. In childhood, we correct these issues and guide the growth of the jaw with orthotropics. But… Read more »

Does My Child Need An Orthotropic Appliance?

When your child seems unable to enjoy a good night’s rest without interruption, this could impact their behavior and even cause them to fall behind in school. For many, these issues, often is misdiagnosed as ADD or ADHD, could be the result of complications with the growth and development of the smile. In today’s blog,… Read more »

Why Adults May Also Need Orthotropic Care

As we grow, major changes occur in the development of our jaws and oral structures. For some, these tissues could grow in such a way that causes negative impacts on facial structure and could even hinder breathing at night. In order to correct these issues in adulthood, your Livonia, MI, dentist may recommend orthotropic treatment… Read more »

What If Adults Need Orthotropic Care?

  Orthotropic care is often prescribed by your Livonia dentist to help children under the age of ten correct the growth of the jaw and oral structures, preventing serious complications in adulthood ranging from sleep apnea to TMJ disorder. However, what if adults report issues with TMD, nighttime breathing, and sleep disorders due to issues… Read more »

Better Smiles With Adult Orthotropics

  Issues with the growth and development of our facial structure and oral tissues could lead to trouble breathing, poor sleep, and complications with our overall facial appearance. In order to correct these concerns and provide greater facial support, your Livonia, MI, dentist may suggest adult orthotropics, including Homeoblock appliances!